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Parts pulled from Japan bullet trains over crack fears

Feb 28, 2018 - 9:38 PM

Kawasaki finds the likely cause of the crack was that steel frames connecting the wheels to the chassis were thinner than regulations stipulate

SHINKANSEN. A pair of Shinkansen trains are seen under a pedestrian overbridge in Tokyo on August 15, 2016. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP

Japan steel scandal grows as more carmakers hit

Oct 11, 2017 - 4:15 PM

The carmakers are assessing vehicles with products from Kobe Steel, which admitted falsifying data linked to the strength and quality of its products

An employee of Toyota Motor's subsidiary Toyota Motor Kyushu assembles a new 2-litre gasoline turbo engine '8AR-FTS' at the Kanda Plant in Kanda, Fukuoka Prefecture, on August 7, 2014. Toyota said on August 5 its net profit in the three months through June came in at a record USD 5.7 billion, with the rise largely thanks to cost-cutting and a weak yen. AFP PHOTO / Toru YAMANAKA / AFP PHOTO / TORU YAMANAKA